Estimates Committee Robyn Lambley (pictured) also quizzes Lands Minister on the lack of NBN in Kilgariff, and the Chief Minister about the Indigenous cultural centre. Will it be in Darwin or Alice Springs? ERWIN CHLANDA reports. See UPDATE re NBN.
Gas promises are a hardy perennial for Territory pollies but since the building of the Palm Valley to Alice and Darwin pipelines they have amounted to little more than hot air. The latest promises come from Chief Minister Adam Giles who told the Estimates Committee he had requested the private sector to produce financial modelling for a pipeline to South Australia’s gas fields at no cost to the government. ALEX NELSON reports. Image: The territory's first Chief Minister, Paul Everingham, on an election advert in May 1980.